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Ancient Greece & Near East

 


The Platonic Doctrines of Albinus
by Albinus; Jeremiah Reedy, translator

Phanes Press, Grand Rapids, MI, 1991

Soft Cover, 79 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. Clean covers, slight edgewear, bright unmarked text.
 

Price:  $15.00  




Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization, Vol. I (The Fabrication of Ancient Greece 1785-1985)
by Martin Bernal

Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, 1987

Soft Cover. 575 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Appears unread. Some creases, bumping and soiling to edges. Pages unmarked.
 

Price:  $25.00  




Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization, Vol. II (The Archaeological and Documentary Evidence)
by Martin Bernal

Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, 1996

Soft Cover. 736 pp.

Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, some soiling, slight shelfwear, bright clean pages.
 

Price:  $70.00  




Ancestor of the West: Writing, Reasoning, and Religion in Mesopotamia, Elam, and Greece
by Jean Bottero, Clarisse Herrenschmidt, and Jean-Pierre Vernant

University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2000
First Edition


Hard Cover, 192 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread, black cloth boards are bowed, otherwise as new. DJ: As New.
 

Price:  $20.00  




Tells, Tombs and Treasure: A Pictorial Guide to Biblical Archaeology
by Robert T. Boyd

Bonanza Books/Crown Publishers, New York, 1969

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6.75 x 9.75, 222 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Bumping, water stains to boards, clean pages, some tanning. 320 b/w photographs and illustrations. DJ: Near Fine. Some rubbing, water stains to reverse.
 

Price:  $5.00  




The Philosophy of Plotinus
by Emile Brehier

The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1958

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 5.5 x 8.5, 205 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Tight binding, minor shelfwear and bumping to spine, owner's decorative bookplate, clean pages. DJ: Good. Intact with shelfwear, chipping and open tears to spine.
 

Price:  $30.00  




Ancient Mystery Cults
by Walter Burkert

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1987

Hard Cover, 181 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Minor bumping to spine. Contains 12 illustrations, clean crisp pages. DJ: Fine. Slight markings to back cover, now wrapped in mylar.
 

Price:  $40.00  




The Ancient Near East: The Origins of Civilization
by Annie Caubet and Patrick Pouyssegur

Editions Pierre Terrail , Paris, 1998

Soft Cover, 207 pp.

Book Condition: Near Fine. Clean cover, crease to corner, minor edgewear. Bright unmarked pages,. Contains more than 160 color photos.
 

Price:  $12.00  




The Secret of the Hittites: The Discovery of an Ancient Empire
by C. W. Ceram

Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1956

Hard Cover, 281 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good. Slight soiling to front board, some edgewear, tight binding. Unmarked pages. Owner inscribed on front endpaper. Photos and illustrations. DJ missing.
 

Price:  $6.00  




Hermetica: The Greek Corpus Hermeticum and the Latin Asclepius in a New English Translation With Notes and Introduction
by Brian P. Copenhaver

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1997

Soft Cover, 320 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. Some shelfwear, tight binding, crisp unmarked pages. Bookstore sticker on back cover.
 

Price:  $35.00  




Before Philosophy: The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man
by H. Frankfort, A. H. Frankfort, John A. Wilson, Thorkild Jacobsen

Penguin Books, Baltimore, 1971

Soft Cover, 275 pp.
Reprint of The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man: An Essay on Speculative Thought in the Ancient Near East.


Book Condition: Very good+. Spine uncreased but rubbed, chipping to tail, corners slightly bent, small abraded spot to back cover, minor shelfwear. Pages bright, unmarked.
 

Price:  $10.00  




The Birth of Civilization in the Near East
by Henri Frankfort

Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, 1951

Hard Cover, 116 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Blue cloth cover with gilt spine title. Binding tight. Pages bright. Slight underlining in ink on three pages.
 

Price:  $15.00  




The Hidden Book in the Bible
Restored, translated and introduced by Richard Elliott Friedman

HarperSanFrancisco, San Francisco, 1998
First edition


Hard Cover, 402 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Minor bumping, tight binding, pages clean and bright, remainder mark. DJ: Fine. Slight shelfwear.
 

Price:  $12.00  




The World of the Persians
by J. A. de Gobineau

Minerva, Geneva, 1971
First Edition


Hard Cover, 157 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Clean covers with gilt spine title, slight bumping, tight binding, unmarked pages, contains color and black and white photographs. DJ: Very Good. Bright colorful covers with some edgewear, rippled effect.
 

Price:  $20.00  




The Harmony of the Spheres: A Sourcebook of the Pythagorean Tradition in Music
by Joscelyn Godwin

Inner Traditions, Rochester, VT, 1993
First Edition


Hard Cover, 495 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: As New. Mylar-protected.
 

Price:  $20.00  




The Pythagorean Sourcebook and Library: An Anthology of Ancient Writings Which Relate to Pythagoras and Pythagorean Philosophy
by Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie, compiler and trans.; David R. Fideler, ed.

Phanes Press, Grand Rapids, MI, 1987

Soft Cover, 361 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Slight shelfwear, tight binding, clean pages.
 

Price:  $20.00  




The Illustrated To Think Like God: Pythagoras and Parmenides, The Origins of Philosophy
by Arnold Hermann

Parmenides Publishing, Las Vegas, 2004

Hard Cover, 313 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Slight soiling to edges. DJ: Fine. Minor curling to top edge, otherwise as new.
 

Price:  $20.00  




The Golden Verses of Pythagoras With the Commentary of Hierocles
by Hierocles; N. Rowe, trans.

Concord Grove Press, Santa Barbara, CA, 1992

Soft Cover, 90 pp.

Book Condition: As New.
 

Price:  $18.00  




The Theology of Arithmetic
by Iamblichus; Robin Waterfield, translator

Phanes Press, Grand Rapids, MI, 1988

Soft Cover. 130 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Slight shelfwear, otherwise as new.
 

Price:  $16.00  




Hermes: Guide of Souls
by Karl Kerényi

Spring Publications, Inc., Woodstock, CT, 1996
Revised Edition


Soft Cover, 149 pp.

Book Condition: As New.
 

Price:  $60.00  




The Epic of Gilgamesh
by Maureen Gallery Kovacs, trans.

Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 2007

Soft Cover, 122 pp.

Book Condition: As New. Bookstore sticker.
 

Price:  $8.00  




Dance and Ritual Play in Greek Religion
by Steven H. Lonsdale

Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1993

Hard Cover, 352 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: As New.
 

Price:  $24.00  




Arcana Mundi: Magic and the Occult in the Greek and Roman Worlds
by Georg Luck

Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, 1985

Soft Cover, 6 x 9.25, 395 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Slight rubbing to one edge.
 

Price:  $17.00  




The Mandaeans: The Last Gnostics
by Edmondo Lupieri

William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, MI / Cambridge, UK, 2002

Hard Cover, 273 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: As New.
 

Price:  $25.00  




The Pythagorean Plato: Prelude to the Song Itself
by Ernest G. McClain

Nicolas-Hayes Inc., York Beach, ME, 1984

Soft Cover, 6 x 9, 192 pp

Book Condition: Fine. Bright and clean copy, slight shelfwear, otherwise as new.
 

Price:  $65.00  




The Foundations of Mysticism: Origins to the Fifth Century (The Presence of God: A History of Western Christian Mysticism, Vol 1)
by Bernard McGinn

Crossroad Publishing, New York, 1997

Soft Cover, 494 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. Slight soiling to edges.
 

Price:  $40.00  




City of Revelation
by John Michell

Abacus, London, 1973

Soft Cover, 176 pp.

Book Condition: Good: Some shelfwear, cover creased, foxing to inner cover and first page, other pages clean.
 

Price:  $10.00  




John Henry Haynes: A Photographer and Archaeologist in the Ottoman Empire 1881-1900
by Robert G. Ousterhout

Cornucopia Books, Istanbul, 2011
First Edition


Soft Cover, 148 pp.

Book Condition: As New.
 

Price:  $27.00  




Classic Ancient Mythology: A Guide to the Legends of Egypt, Greece and Rome
by Richard Patrick and Peter Croft

Galley Press, London, 1987

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8.75 x 11.5, 206 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Appears unread, as new except bottom of bumped spine; 300 color photographs. DJ: Near Fine. Clean and bright, with bumping to bottom spine.
 

Price:  $20.00  




Sacred Geometry: Symbolism and Purpose in Religious Structures
by Nigel Pennick

Harper & Row, San Francisco, 1982
First U.S. Edition


Soft Cover, 159 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Tight binding, shelfwear, clean unmarked pages, sticker ghost.
 

Price:  $11.00  




Global History of Philosophy, Vol. 2: The Han-Hellenistic-Bactrian Period
by John C. Plott

Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, India, 1979
First Edition


Hard Cover, 344 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Gilt spine title, slight bumping, sticker ghost on title page, clean pages. DJ: Good. Open tears, chipping, shelfwear.
 

Price:  $45.00  




The Nag Hammadi Library in English: The Definitive New Translation of the Gnostic Scriptures, Complete in One Volume
by James M. Robinson, editor

Harper San Francisco, San Francisco, 1990

Soft Cover, 549 pp.

Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread. A few small creases to top front corner and top of spine, minor shelfwear. Small sticker ghost to front cover.
 

Price:  $17.00  




The Devil: Perceptions of Evil from Antiquity to Primitive Christianity
by Jeffrey Burton Russell

Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1990

Soft Cover, 276 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Clean covers, slight shelfwear, tight binding, unmarked pages, black and white illustrations.
 

Price:  $14.00  




The Way of Hermes: New Translations of The Corpus Hermeticum and The Definition of Hermes Trismegistus to Asclepius
Clement Salaman, Dorine van Oven, William D. Wharton, translators

Inner Traditions, Rochester, Vermont, 2000

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.75, 124 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: As New.
 

Price:  $90.00  




Hermes: Literature, Science, Philosophy
by Michel Serres; Josué V. Harari and David F. Bell, editors

Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, 1982

Hard Cover, 168 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: Near Fine. Small closed tears, now mylar-protected.
 

Price:  $40.00  




The Discovery of the Mind: In Greek Philosophy and Literature
by Bruno Snell

Dover Publications, New York, 1982

Soft Cover, 323 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Solid copy, shelfwear, pages clean.
 

Price:  $6.00  




Time, Creation and the Continuum: Theories in Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
by Richard Sorabji

University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1983

Soft Cover, 473 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, slight shelfwear, pages clean.
 

Price:  $22.00  




Pythagoras: His Life and Teachings
by Thomas Stanley

The Philosophical Research Society, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, 1970

Hard Cover, 95 pp.

Book Condition: Good+. Edgewear, bumping to corners and spine, tight binding, clean pages. No DJ as issued.
 

Price:  $20.00  




The Trial of Socrates
by I. F. Stone

Anchor, New York, 1989

Soft Cover, 282 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Spine uncreased. Slight shelfwear at head and tail of spine. Pages bright, unmarked with slight sunning.
 

Price:  $5.00  




Sallust on the Gods and the World, and Other Selections
by Sallust; Thomas Taylor, trans.

The Philosophical Research Society, Los Angeles, 1976

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6.25 x 9.25, 169 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near fine. Clean, crisp pages, bumping; a few light, red pencil marks on front endpaper. DJ: Near Fine. Clean, edgewear. Mylar-protected.
 

Price:  $28.00  




He Who Saw Everything: A Verse Translation of the Epic of Gilgamesh
by Robert Temple

Rider, London, 1991

Hard Cover, 143 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Minimal edgewear, bright clean pages, sticker residue on front endpaper, remainder mark on bottom edge. DJ: Fine. Slight rubbing with minimal edgewear.
 

Price:  $45.00  




The Manual of Harmonics of Nicomachus the Pythagorean
by Nicomachus; Flora R. Levin, translator

Phanes Press, Grand Rapids, MI, 1994

Soft Cover, 208 pp.

Book Condition: As New.
 

Price:  $15.00  




The Living Socrates
by Pearl Cleveland Wilson

Stemmer House, Owings Mills, MD, 1975

Hard Cover, 122 pp.

Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, blue linen covers with gilt title and decoration on front and spine, minor shelfwear, corners slightly bumped, otherwise bright and clean. DJ missing.
 

Price:  $6.00  




The Flood from Heaven: Deciphering the Atlantis Legend
by Eberhard Zangger

William Morrow and Company, New York, 1992

Hard Cover, 256 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good+. DJ: Very Good.
 

Price:  $4.00  




   


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